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on a dime. >> three to one, john. >>> issue 2. bezos goes postal. sold, the washington post, by a billionaire, jeff bezos. the founder of amazon.com. price? $250 million out of bezos's own pocket. the washington post newspapers has been owned by the same family, the grahams, for eight decade. the post is loss known for its reportage of the watergate break-in that led to the resignation of richard nixon. this was the golden age for the post. but now, in the digital age, with news content gravitating to the internet, the post has struggled, like all print media. donald graham described how revenues declined. seven years in a row, with the newspaper suffering a $54 million operating loss last year. that's $54 million. circulation of the paid print edition plunged from $786,000 in 2002, eleven years ago, to $481,000 in 2012. rather than attempt more cost cutting, says mr. graham, he decided to sell. mr. bezos, age 49, is one of the world's richest people, with an estimated worth billions. he sells streaming video online over amazon prime and he introduced the amazon kindle. bezo
>>> from washington, the mclaughlin group, the american original, for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. >> issue one, labor pains. much of president obama's focus has been on the middle class and quote/unquote, better bargain. in terms of education, living standards and most notably, jobs. president obama chose an amazon.com warehouse as his venue. amazon announced it was adding 5,000 new workers to its company. >> should be doing everything we can to create more jobs with good pay. >> how good are the jobs at amazon warehouses? many are temporary and conditions are harsh. the pay is $11 an hour. >> the white house was asked prior to the visit, whether these were the kinds of jobs the president wanted to create. the director of the white house national economic council, responded for the president, quote, we should not denigrate any job or any work. people work at different jobs throughout their lives. families piece together, sometimes two, to have a degree of middle class security. >> was an amazon warehouse venue the proper chase? >> p
>>> from washington, "the mclaughlin group," the american original. for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. >> issue one. dream on. 50 years ago this month a baptist minister named martin luther king delivered what many believe to be the most inspirational speech in american oratory. dr. king's 1963 address came against the backdrop of the birmingham, alabama march against anti-black racism. that toxic combination of legal segregation and second-class status for african-american citizens. the brilliance offing king's nonviolent protest movement was his combination of lofty, almost utopia ideals matched to concrete political goals. king supporters marched for the right to sit at a lunch counter, to swim in a de- segregated municipal pool, to pick any seat on a bus, or to attend an integrated school. that was then. this is now. reverend king would be amazed by the transformation over the past 50 years. today america has its first black president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> and african americans do routinely hold top posts
>>> from washington the mclaughlin group. the american original. the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talks. >>> issue one, egypt erupts. >> america wants to be a partner in the egyptian people's pursuit of a better future and we are guided by our national interest in this long standing relationship. but our partnership must also advance the principles that we believe in. and that so many egyptians have sacrificed for these last several years no matter what party or faction they belong to. >> reporter: the egyptian police and security forces launched a coordinated operation to clear the streets of cairo, of tens of thousands of muslim brotherhood protesters who were demanding the return of the ousted president mohammed. it left 46 egyptian police and 525 protesters dead. some 3,700 injured. the crackdown was the second time that the president and his supporters have ignored military ultimatums. the first time that mr. mosey was ousted by the militant after refusing to reconcile the pro-democracy protesters. and this time the supporters openly declared that they would rather d
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